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We've Been Part of Bemidji for a Long Time...

1896

Bemidji became a town

1897

The first public school opened

1898

The first hospital opened, named St. Anthony's, but was generally known as the "Lumberjack Hospital." This was located on the corner of 3th St. and Minnesota Ave. One year later, they opened a bigger and better hospital, which is now the Baker Park apartments.

1903

Lumber mill on south shore of lake Bemidji opens

1904

Chief Bemidji dies on April 20 at the age of 85

1905

Bemidji became a chartered city

1908

Original Bemidji High School was built

1910

Security State Bank was founded and chartered

The Carnegie Public Library opened

1911

Homer C Baer joined the bank and became president shortly after

1919

Bemidji State Normal School was founded (Now BSU)

1921

Bemidji State Normal School changed its name to Bemidji State Teacher's College.

After fire in 1919, BHS on 15th and Beltrami was built.

1922

St. Anthony's closed. North Central Lutheran Hospital Association bought the hospital and operated it until 1975. At this time it was replaced by the Bemidji Community Hospital.

1935

The bank burned in a major fire that consumed nine other businesses

1936

Bank was rebuilt on 4th and Beltrami

1937

Paul and Babe statues were built.

1957

Bemidji State Teacher's College changed its name to Bemidji State College

1959

Homer "Bill" Baer became president of the bank

1975

Bemidji State College changed its name to Bemidji State University.

Security State Drive-up facility opens at 104 Fourth Street

1979

The new Bemidji Community Hospital was built on Anne Street NW, where Sanford Hospital currently resides.

John W. Baer becomes president of Security State Bank

1981

The Bemidji Community Hospital became known as North Country Regional Hospital.

1982

Bemidji Middle School built

Mall facility opened at 1313 Paul Bunyan Drive NW

1995

1st Annual Security State Bank Lumberjack Scramble

1997

Opened doors of the new bank at 1025 Paul Bunyan Drive NW

1999

Changed name to Security BankUSA

2000

New high school built

2006

Local Curling team wins bronze medal @ 2006 Winter Olympics

2010

North Country Regional Hospital was bought by Sanford, and is now known as Sanford Medical Center.

100th Anniversary of Security BankUSA

OUR MISSION AND VISION

Security BankUSA is a full-service community bank that measures our success by the success of our customers. Our goal is to make your life easier by providing you with personal and professional financial specialists who understand your needs. Our mission is to make Security BankUSA the preferred banking destination for our customer by delivering outstanding service and product.

OUR PEOPLE

At Security BankUSA, we believe in building a staff of people with different backgrounds, well defined experience and unique points of view. This way, we can better understand how to exceed your needs and expectations. One thing all of our staff has in common? We are helpful, friendly, fun and accommodating. We will do everything we can to help you succeed.


OUR COMMUNITY

Security BankUSA was born and raised in Bemidji. We are committed to strengthening the local communities we serve. We have a long history of active local engagement and support. This commitment is reflected in our strong partnerships, sponsorships and volunteerism.

We would like to welcome you to visit our bank and see for yourself what Security BankUSA has to offer.


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